The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 583 603 556
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 307 348 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 284 297 347
Median salary £25,000 £23,500 £24,845
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,250 £18,550
10% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +42 60 £30,000 +15.38% 5
South East +21 58 £23,000 +2.22% 13
West Midlands +27 42 £24,500 -12.50% 4
East of England +24 37 £26,000 +14.28% 5
North West -18 35 £21,000 -6.66% 8
Yorkshire +31 30 £23,250 -1.06% 7
South West -24 26 £22,500 -8.16% 2
East Midlands +13 15 £22,250 +3.48% 3
North East +3 4 £21,500 +10.25% 1
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 395 (69.91%) Windows
2 323 (57.17%) Active Directory
3 300 (53.10%) Microsoft
4 179 (31.68%) Windows Server
5 151 (26.73%) MS Office
6 134 (23.72%) Windows 7
7 129 (22.83%) MS Excel
8 118 (20.88%) VMware
9 110 (19.47%) MS Exchange
10 107 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 86 (15.22%) ITIL
12 85 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 84 (14.87%) Citrix
14 81 (14.34%) Firewall
15 79 (13.98%) TCP/IP
16 69 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 67 (11.86%) Office 365
18 65 (11.50%) DNS
19 64 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 63 (11.15%) Cisco
21 61 (10.80%) VPN
21 61 (10.80%) Linux
22 60 (10.62%) Finance
22 60 (10.62%) Windows 8
23 55 (9.73%) Hyper-V
24 54 (9.56%) SQL
24 54 (9.56%) DHCP
25 49 (8.67%) Apple
26 48 (8.50%) LAN
26 48 (8.50%) MCSE

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 110 (19.47%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 11 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.88%) IIS
9 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 151 (26.73%) MS Office
2 129 (22.83%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.35%) Line 50
2 2 (0.35%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.18%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.86%) Office 365
2 11 (1.95%) Google Apps
3 10 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.24%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.88%) Dropbox
6 4 (0.71%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.53%) SaaS
7 3 (0.53%) Slack
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 81 (14.34%) Firewall
2 79 (13.98%) TCP/IP
3 65 (11.50%) DNS
4 61 (10.80%) VPN
5 54 (9.56%) DHCP
6 48 (8.50%) LAN
7 45 (7.96%) WAN
8 38 (6.73%) Wireless
9 29 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
10 27 (4.78%) VoIP
11 25 (4.42%) SAN
12 21 (3.72%) Internet
13 20 (3.54%) VLAN
13 20 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (1.42%) Ethernet
15 8 (1.42%) HTTP
15 8 (1.42%) Network Security
16 7 (1.24%) Skype
17 5 (0.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.35%) Power BI
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.18%) MS Access
6 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.18%) Xcode
General
1 60 (10.62%) Finance
2 36 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.89%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.65%) Banking
5 12 (2.12%) Publishing
5 12 (2.12%) Retail
6 11 (1.95%) Marketing
7 9 (1.59%) Back Office
8 8 (1.42%) Legal
9 7 (1.24%) Law
10 6 (1.06%) Games
10 6 (1.06%) German Language
11 5 (0.88%) Front Office
12 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.35%) Electronics
13 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.30%) HTML
2 11 (1.95%) Web Services
3 6 (1.06%) CSS
4 5 (0.88%) .NET
5 4 (0.71%) COM
5 4 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.71%) Middleware
6 3 (0.53%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.53%) HATEOAS
6 3 (0.53%) JSON
6 3 (0.53%) REST
7 1 (0.18%) HTML5
7 1 (0.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.19%) Driving Licence
2 31 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.49%) Blackberry
3 28 (4.96%) iPad
4 17 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.48%) iPhone
6 14 (2.48%) Smartphone
7 11 (1.95%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.59%) Statistics
9 8 (1.42%) User Experience
10 6 (1.06%) CMDB
10 6 (1.06%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.06%) FMCG
11 5 (0.88%) EPoS
12 4 (0.71%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.71%) Replication
12 4 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.53%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 395 (69.91%) Windows
2 179 (31.68%) Windows Server
3 134 (23.72%) Windows 7
4 107 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (10.80%) Linux
7 60 (10.62%) Windows 8
8 46 (8.14%) Windows XP
9 45 (7.96%) Windows 10
10 41 (7.26%) Android
11 33 (5.84%) Apple iOS
12 32 (5.66%) Mac OS X
13 25 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (3.89%) Unix
15 18 (3.19%) Mac OS
16 12 (2.12%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.71%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
19 2 (0.35%) AIX
19 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (15.22%) ITIL
2 28 (4.96%) Service Delivery
3 25 (4.42%) Service Management
4 24 (4.25%) Time Management
5 18 (3.19%) ERP
6 17 (3.01%) CRM
6 17 (3.01%) Data Protection
7 16 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (2.83%) Project Management
8 15 (2.65%) Asset Management
9 14 (2.48%) Line Management
10 13 (2.30%) Business Continuity
10 13 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (2.30%) Mentoring
10 13 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (2.30%) Web Filtering
11 9 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (1.42%) ITSM
12 8 (1.42%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (1.24%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.56%) SQL
2 8 (1.42%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.24%) C
4 6 (1.06%) C#
5 5 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.53%) C++
6 3 (0.53%) Java
6 3 (0.53%) PHP
6 3 (0.53%) VB
6 3 (0.53%) VBScript
7 2 (0.35%) Python
7 2 (0.35%) RPG
7 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (8.50%) MCSE
3 39 (6.90%) Degree
4 26 (4.60%) MCP
5 24 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.89%) CCNA
6 22 (3.89%) DBS Check
7 20 (3.54%) MCSA
8 14 (2.48%) MCITP
9 13 (2.30%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.24%) CCNP
11 6 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.88%) HND
12 5 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.88%) MCDST
12 5 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (0.88%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.71%) HNC
13 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.25%) SLA
2 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 323 (57.17%) Active Directory
2 69 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.83%) Terminal Services
5 12 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.95%) XenApp
7 9 (1.59%) BitLocker
8 8 (1.42%) vSphere
8 8 (1.42%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.35%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (4.96%) SCCM
2 13 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.06%) WSUS
4 4 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.35%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.35%) PaperCut
6 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 300 (53.10%) Microsoft
2 118 (20.88%) VMware
3 84 (14.87%) Citrix
4 63 (11.15%) Cisco
5 49 (8.67%) Apple
6 32 (5.66%) HP
7 17 (3.01%) Intel Security
8 16 (2.83%) Veeam
9 14 (2.48%) Sophos
10 13 (2.30%) Dell
10 13 (2.30%) MobileIron
11 11 (1.95%) Google
11 11 (1.95%) Sage
12 10 (1.77%) Avaya
12 10 (1.77%) Symantec
13 8 (1.42%) NetApp
14 7 (1.24%) ZyXEL
15 6 (1.06%) Bloomberg
15 6 (1.06%) LANDesk
16 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Workshop IT Ltd.
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Also: pension, travel, laptop
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
VeryPC
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Very generous benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + 10% shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Chilcompton, Somerset
myBench Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Catterick Garrison
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum + £2,500 travel allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Zipcar (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Ellesmere
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £18000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Newport Pagnell
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago